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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 2nd, 2016

Banks

Christopher Matthew Floyd, inf, Maysville
Infant Christopher Matthew Floyd of Maysville  passed away Saturday July 2, 2016. Funeral Service Thursday 12:10 p.m. St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. Ward's Funeral ...
Jeffrey J. Jones, 33, Gillsville
Mr. Jeffrey J. Jones, age 33 of Gillsville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 in Habersham County. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at ...

Habersham

Douglas James Fraser, 86, Demorest
Douglas James Fraser, Demorest, lately of Decatur, Georgia died July 2. He was 86. Douglas was preceded in death by his oldest son, Douglas Fitzdouglas Fraser, who died July 2, 201 ...

Jackson

Rilla Carter, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rilla “Nettie Mae” Carter, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Mrs. Carter was born in Jacks ...

Lumpkin

Herbert Glenn Odom, 88, Dahlonega
Herbert Glenn Odom, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Glenn was born on March 9, 1928 ...
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.